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Whitmer signs bill meant to ‘streamline’ pot biz applications

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Tuesday that her office says “clarifies and streamlines the licensing process” for medical marijuana and hemp growers. Whitmer signed Senate...

Michigan House Dems await GOP counter-proposals on road funding

Michigan House Democrats mostly feel like they’re biding their time, as they await a Republican counter-proposal to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s call for a 45-cent...

Whitmer backs consent training in sex ed classes

Updated with a clarification from Hertel, 8:46 p.m. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is heralding state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr.’s latest attempt to include consent training in...

Nessel: Roe v. Wade will be overturned, won’t prosecute women for...

Three of the state’s top Democratic officials appeared at a Planned Parenthood summit in Lansing today, affirming their support for women’s reproductive rights and...

Dems introduce LGBT adoption bills

House and Senate Democrats have introduced legislation expanding adoption rights to LGBT couples. Last month, Attorney General Dana Nessel settled a lawsuit with Kristy and...

‘Religious liberty’ firm sues Nessel, DHHS over same-sex adoption rule

A group that intervened in a 2017 lawsuit over same-sex adoption rights settled last month by Attorney General Dana Nessel sued her office on...
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Enviro scorecard: Peters, Stabenow earn 100%, Huizenga, Walberg at zero

Michigan’s congressional delegation lagged those of the greenest states in the nation when it comes to supporting environmentally-friendly federal policy, according to a new...

Susan J. Demas: Republicans have accepted Trump is terrible. And they’ve...

Back in the halcyon “Never Trump” days of 2016, you’d see conservatives slamming the GOP presidential nominee daily on TV. Much of the focus was...

Nessel: 2020 female presidential contenders are getting short shrift

It’s yet another week when women running for president are absent from the vaunted Sunday morning news shows. If you’ve thought that male candidates are...

Sanders bashes Trump, establishment Dems in Warren

Updated, 8:38 a.m., with comments from the RNC. Presidential hopeful and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivered his signature stump speech in the heart of...

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